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Product Design and Validation Engineer - Placement

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We are looking for an enthusiastic Product Design and Validation Engineer - Placement to join our team specializing in Power Generation for our Power Systems Business in Daventry, Northamptonshire During your placement with us, you will learn how a major global organization operates, gaining the tools and exposure you will need to become an expert in the industry and power your potential!

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Global Engineering is responsible for the research, design, development and validation of generator set power systems and components. By using engineering tools to analyse problems, potential design solutions are identified to resolve internal and external ‘customer’ issues.

  • The main objective of this role is to assist with the creation of design specifications considering; application, cost, weight, performance, product life, ease of manufacture, Ease of assembly and service requirements.

  • You will be required to verify designs using analysis and/or functional testing, interpret results, drive decisions and assess risk.

  • You will apply engineering and/or scientific skills and knowledge to develop experience in creating engineering solutions. Development of these skills will enable you to participate in; and contribute to design and safety reviews.

  • You may be required to support the research and theoretical application of future technologies, waste energy recovery and efficiency improvement technologies to the diesel/gas electricity generating set with a view to improving overall efficiency.

  • You will be expected to collaborate with other functions such as Operations, Sourcing and Marketing, on a global platform to ensure stakeholders requirements are met throughout the design and development process.

To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • We are looking for a wide range of applicants studying towards a Bachelor or Master's degree from across all Engineering, Project Management & STEM related subjects.

  • Has experience in, and can demonstrate, relevant examples of Cummins core values e.g. voluntary work, community involvement activities, working with disadvantaged groups, charity related support, delivering superior results, teamwork, competencies and outside education experiences.

  • Has clear thought processes and can show a logical approach to tasks, challenges, hobbies etc.

  • Has sustained interest and achievement within hobbies/interests/out of academia activities.


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